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National Defence Act

Version of section 142 from 2003-01-01 to 2018-08-31:

Marginal note:Detention

  •  (1) The punishment of detention is subject to the following conditions:

    • (a) detention may not exceed ninety days and a person sentenced to detention may not be subject to detention for more than ninety days consecutively by reason of more than one conviction; and

    • (b) no officer may be sentenced to detention.

  • Marginal note:Reduction in rank during detention

    (2) If a non-commissioned member above the rank of private is sentenced to detention, that person is deemed, for the period of the detention, to be reduced to the rank of private.

  • R.S., 1985, c. N-5, s. 142
  • R.S., 1985, c. 31 (1st Supp.), s. 60
  • 1998, c. 35, s. 38

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